On Sunday, May 20 from 1 – 5 p.m., all are invited to Elmhurst Museum Day, offered FREE at all three local museums.

Join in the fun for the 22nd Annual Museum Day in Elmhurst, a special event commemorating the important cultural value of museums to communities. Jump on board the Explore Elmhurst trolley to visit all three Elmhurst museums for free admission, family-friendly activities, exhibit tours, refreshments, and more. Limited complimentary parking available at each location and at City of Elmhurst parking decks.

Elmhurst Art Museum

Take part in a hands-on art project and check out the galleries at one of the western suburb’s premiere destinations for modern art, architecture and design. Location: 150 Cottage Hill Ave. Info: elmhurstartmuseum.org or (630) 834-0202.

Elmhurst History Museum

Explore the Snoopy and the Red Baron exhibit, take a photo with Snoopy, and launch a paper airplane. Kids can get their faces painted with Peanuts themes and learn to draw a Peanuts character. The Checkerboard Radio Control Club will be on hand with model airplanes and a flight simulator to test flying skills. Enjoy complimentary lemonade and cookies. Location: 120 E. Park Ave. Info: elmhursthistory.org or (630) 833-1457.

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art

Experience the museum’s fascinating collections of rare stones and precious gems, and make a rock critter to take home. Location: 220 Cottage Hill Ave. Info: www.lizzadromuseum.org or (630) 833-1616.




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